The Coronavirus Outbreak Puts Running into Perspective

On February eighteen, I wrote an article in reaction to the news that the 2020 Tokyo Marathon experienced been canceled for the standard general public in excess of fears of the distribute of the coronavirus. At the time, Japan, a nation of in excess of a hundred and twenty million persons, formally experienced around five hundred active cases—a amount that has remained rather steady. (Three weeks later on, on March eleven, the Globe Health Organization stated the amount of verified infections in Japan at 568.) In the meantime, in China’s Hubei province, wherever the current outbreak started and wherever conditions

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